MICHAEL G. WHITTAKER

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Mr. Whittaker was born and raised in Idaho Falls and joined Holden, Kidwell, Hahn & Crapo P.L.L.C. in 2012 after completing a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Stephen S. Dunn.  Working closely with Judge Dunn has given Mr. Whittaker a pragmatic approach to the practice of law.

Mr. Whittaker received his J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law and his M.B.A. from the Washington State University College of Business.  While in law school Mr. Whittaker served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Idaho Law Review and competed in the Honorable Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.  His M.B.A. course work focused on entrepreneurship and practical tools for start-up companies.  As part of the curriculum Mr. Whittaker developed a business plan and competed in business plan competitions winning the 2010 Washington State University Business Plan Competition, the 2010 Idaho TechConnect Next Gen Business Plan Competition, and placing third in the 2010 University of Washington Business Plan Competition.

In his spare time, Mr. Whittaker enjoys sports, gardening, skiing, and spending time with his family outdoors in Idaho’s pristine scenery.

Education

  • University of Idaho
    J.D., 2011
    Editor-in-Chief, Idaho Law Review
  • Washington State University College of Business
    M.B.A., with honors, 2011
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    B.A. Economics, 2005 
  • Languages: Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Business and Entreprenuership
  • Real Property Law

Admissions and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2011
  • Idaho State Bar, 2011
  • Idaho State Bar Section Memberships

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